Supply Chain Essentials (GC)

WPI’s online graduate certificate in Supply Chain Essentials provides students with in-depth insight into supply chain management, and an array of skills for success in roles related to interdisciplinary supply chain operations. This certificate has been tailored for RTX to provide a solid foundation to manage materials, data sources, marketing tools, and disruption/risk. This Graduate Certificate will be delivered to you by WPI’s Business School and is AACSB accredited and prepares you for taking the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and (APICS) Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) credentialing exams.


Program Logistics

  • Launching Fall 2020
  • Classes delivered conveniently online in an asynchronous format
  • 4-Courses total, graduate certificate completed in 1-year (Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021, Summer 2021)


  • Admission requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA of a 3.0+ from a regionally accredited institution
  • GMAT/GRE’s are not required for this program


  • OIE 501. Designing Operations for Competitive Advantage
  • OIE 544. Supply Chain Analysis and Design
  • OIE 553. Global Purchasing and Logistics

          Recommended Elective:

  • OIE 598 ST. Sustainable Supply Chain and Operations Management

For questions regarding this program, enrollment, and application, please contact:

Danielle Dodakian
WPI Student Enrollment Specialist
Corporate & Professional Education
100 Institute Road (CPE)
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Office: +1-508-831-6912